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CAT CALLING IS NOT A COMPLIMENT – IT’S HARASSMENT

Wikipedia defines Street harassment also called Cat Calling as: “A form of harassment primarily sexual harassment that consists of unwanted sexualized comments, provocative gestures, honking, wolf-whistling, indecent exposures, stalking, persistent sexual advances, and touching by strangers, in public areas such as streets, shopping malls and public transportation” CAT CALLING – A TALE NEED TO BE […]

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SINGLE SHAMING – BATTLE AGAINST SINGLE NIGERIAN WOMEN

Single Shaming, according to relationships counsellor Stephanie Regan is: “referencing a person’s single status as something that needs changing or fixing” In addition, it can be defined as “the stereotyping, stigmatizing and discrimination against people who are single”. WHY SINGLE NIGERIAN WOMEN STRUGGLE TO RENT HOMES SINGLE SHAMING – A TALE FROM NIGERIA In Nigeria, […]

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PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION IN NIGERIA – BITTER REALITIES YOU MUST KNOW

Pregnancy discrimination is a form of employment discrimination in which a female is hired or fired due to her pregnancy. Many women face this problem during and after their pregnancy. This unfair treatment includes denial of time off for pregnant employees and refusal of promotion in many cases. Moreover, it refers to unfavorable conditions for […]

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YOUR BODY BUT THEIR OPINION: THE NIGERIAN BODY SHAMING VICTIMS!

DEFINING BODYSHAMING Body shaming is an act of mocking someone by making fun of their physical appearance. It is a form of bulling, done by criticizing an individual’s body shape, facial features and humiliating them overall. “How did you get this Fat?” “Real women have Curves” “You’re just too Skinny” “Your feet are too big […]

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A HEART TOUCHING STORY OF TWO MAASAI GIRLS

MAASIA COMMUNITIES AND THE HORRIFIC TRADITIONS Maasai communities and African countries in general, are not only persistent with their commitments to religion and rituals, but they also believe they are coherent in their believes, rituals, customs, and traditions. According to Survey, Africa amongst the highest continent which upholds strong believes in customs and traditions. They […]